Events

Upcoming Events

Scroll our calendar to find the perfect events during your stay or plan your stay around one of our fantastic events. With substantial diversity and community pride, there’s an event every weekend; festivals every month. There’s something for everyone in the family… food festivals, arts and entertainment showcases, cultural, historical and contemporary events. Holiday happenings for every season including the July Celebration on Lake Murray a top 10 Southeast Event. With so many events to offer, you will probably have to extend your stay in Lake Murray Country.

Walk for Life & Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon

Segra Park 1640 Freed Street, Columbia

We're more connected than ever in the fight against breast cancer. Let's come together again in Oct. 2021! Prisma Health Midlands Foundation invites you to choose how you'll kick breast cancer to the curb— Register for the virtual walk. Take steps against breast cancer in your favorite place, anytime in Oct. Register for the virtual 5K or Famously Hot […]

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2021 Ray Tanner Home Run

Founders Park 431 Williams Street, Columbia

The Ray Tanner Home Run, established in 2006, is a unique event presented by the Ray Tanner Foundation and our volunteer team. The Home Run features a 12K Run, a 5K Run/Walk, a 1-Mile Run and a Kids’ Fun Run.

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Lexington Half Marathon

Lexington County Baseball Stadium 474 Ball Park Road, Lexington

Run Hard offers three race events during the Lexington Half Marathon weekend. Choose a race for more details! Our course is fully certified from the USATF. The Lexington Half Marathon: The race will start and finish at Lexington County Baseball Stadium, home of the Lexington County Blowfish. The course is set so runners will run DOWN […]

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Daybreak 10Miler-5Miler

Devine Street

This year’s event takes place on November 20th, 2021. The adult mile begins at 7 am, followed by the 10-mile run at 7:15 am. The 5k run/walk will begin at 7:45 am. This event will be held rain or shine.

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Sleigh Bell Stroll

Saluda Shoals Park EAST 6071 St Andrews Road, Columbia

Looking for a unique way to see the Holiday Lights on the River? Then the Sleigh Bell Stroll is for you! This nighttime family fun walk taking place amid the festive light displays of Holiday Lights on the River. Walk the entire four-mile route or as far as you’d like! $5 per person. Two (2) […]

$5.00
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Sleigh Bell Trot

Saluda Shoals Park EAST 6071 St Andrews Road, Columbia

Experience the Holiday Lights on the River at the Sleigh Bell Trot! Register for this unique, nighttime four-mile times run taking place amid the festive light displays of Holiday Lights on the River. Check-in:  5:00–6:50 p.m. Trot starts:  7:00 p.m. Fees:  Trot Early Bird by 11/12: $30 per person (register by 11/12 to guarantee t-shirt);  11/13–11/22: $35 […]

$30 – $40.00
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17th Annual Turkey Day 5K Run & Walk

Colonial Life Arena 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia

Kick start the holiday right, with the 17th Annual Turkey Day 5K Run & Walk on Thanksgiving morning! The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Turkey Day 5K is the organization's largest fundraiser of the year and is one of the largest 5K races in the state! This popular annual event raises proceeds for […]

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Dam to Dam 100K Team Relay

Lake Murray Dam to Lake Greenwood Dam

The Dam to Dam Relay is a 100k road race that consist of 12 legs ranging from 3 to 7.5 miles each. The twelve legs make it easy to divide among a team of 2, 3, 4, or 6 runners. So figure out how much fun you want to have and assemble a team. You […]

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